The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 136 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.21% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.56% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Average daily rate
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£190 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% -8.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.15% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £34.53 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-21.07% +12.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1171 1063 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.27% 36.42% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 648 550
Average daily rate £375 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +4 3 - - 2
Bristol +2 1 £190 -
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
4 9 (47.37%) VB
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) IIS
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
6 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
8 5 (26.32%) Application Packaging
8 5 (26.32%) MSI
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) NetApp
9 4 (21.05%) Internet
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) IBM
10 3 (15.79%) SAN
10 3 (15.79%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) Citrix
10 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (15.79%) InstallShield

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSI
2 3 (15.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Application Packaging
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Software Deployment
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (47.37%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) WMI
3 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Unisys
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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